Water Life: Rivers meet the Sea

Type of Game: 
Screen-based game (e.g., app, online game, software-based game)
Target Audience: 
Elementary and secondary school students

The game occurs inside the ecosystem of an estuary on the west coast of the United States. Following a young girl named Valerie, players interact with Oscar the sea otter, and the fictional Claminator, a geoduck clam. To succeed, players must learn about the factors that produce healthy estuaries, food webs, and why estuaries are essential to both ocean life and to humans.

Contact for game: oscarotter [at] noaa.gov